Do you want to make a difference in the opioid epidemic? Do you
want to be a leader? We are seeking a Clinical Director to work at one of
Howard Center's award-winning addiction programs, Chittenden Clinic. We are a
large Opioid Treatment Program in Chittenden County, serving 1,000 patients.
Our Medical Director, John Brooklyn, is a 2019 recipient of the Nyswander-Dole
award for his contribution to the field of OUD treatment. We have a harm
reduction orientation, use evidence-based interventions, and have a dedicated
group of professionals using an inter-disciplinary team approach to client
care. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated history of program and
clinical leadership, experience with medication-assisted treatment; have a
client-centered orientation and familiarity with Vermont's hub and spoke model.Responsibilities:
Supervision of staff:
- Clinical supervision of counseling staff and clinical
- Works with staff to ensure compliance with all relevant
standards, regulations and job expectations.
- Provides training and supervision to clinical
supervisors to assist them in developing supervisory and leadership
- Hires and evaluates clinical staff.
- Training and education on EBP, including use of
screening tools, assessment and diagnosis, treatment planning, case
management, care coordination, and therapy of substance abuse and
co-occurring mental health disorders.
- Maintain up to date training manual for clinicians.
- Trains staff on hub and spoke model, Health Home
concept and health home services
- Implements variety of groups and programming to address
clinical needs of population in both subject matter and intensity.
- Assigns clients to clinicians, or approves transfers
- Works with clinicians to avoid gap in services.
- Engages with medical, admin, nursing and security teams
to promote a positive, safe, and clinically excellent program.
- Participation in community meetings or presentations
- Works with advisory board
- Master's degree in social work, counseling or
- LADC at least 1 year
- LICSW or
LCMHC or licensed MFT or licensed psychologist
- Minimum of 4 years' experience in clinical work, with
at least two being specific to co-occurring disorders.
- Minimum of 1 year working in a medication-assisted
- Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience that includes
- Excellent communication skills, and ability to motivate
and support staff.
- Full-time (37.5 hours/week)
- Benefits Eligible
Perks & Benefits:
- Comprehensive BCBS Medical with agency-paid premium
support for individuals, couples, and families
- Delta dental
- Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time
off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of
- Agency paid 401K retirement and additional incentive
- Life insurance
- Flexible spending account
- Childcare stipend
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee referral program with financial incentive
- Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses
through Champlain College truED
- Award-winning workplace wellness program HC4ME
including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness
incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
- Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses:
discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes,
auto/home insurance, and more!
Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the
diversity of its workforce. Minorities, people of color and persons with
disabilities are encouraged to apply. EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us"
to review Howard Center's EOE policy.